William Walton

Sir William Walton (photo Tully Potter)
Born: 1902
Died: 1983

Walton’s language, characterised by pungent orchestration, driving energy and virile rhythms, yet with an unmistakable Elgarian Englishness, makes his music easily accessible. 

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